The Special Awards Program provides all UMMS Department Heads the opportunity to acknowledge employees that were key contributors to the success of a major accomplishment. As a result of these extraordinary "above and beyond" performances, the University moves ahead in pursuit of its mission.
Nomination requires an employee has fulfilled all job duties and in addition has performed "above and beyond" the scope of their responsibilities, with achievement in one or more of the following:
Awards will be monetary with amounts recommended by the Department Head and approved by senior management. The award will be reflective of the level of impact to the University.
UMMS benefited employees with a minimum of one year employment and a rating of "meets" or above in their most recent performance evaluation are eligible to be nominated for a Special Award by a Department Head. Typical awards range between $250 and $5,000 depending on the impact to UMMS.
Click the following link to access the Nomination Form for the UMMS Special Award Form